Cecil L. Burns, was the Dean of the Sir. J.J. School of Art, as well as one of the early curators of the Museum. Among his students was the famous artist M.V. Dhurandhar, who was the first Indian Principal of the School of Art. This work, acquired in 2012, depicts a lily pond and shows his skill in rendering water colours rather skilfully. It could have perhaps been intended as a demonstration for his students.